March 31, 2020 – More Covid19 Updates including Getting SBA Money!

March 31, 2020 – More Covid19 Updates including Getting SBA Money!

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Terri Denison – District Director at US Small Business Administration

Terri Denison is responsible for overseeing the implementation and operation of the SBA’s financial, counseling,training and procurement development programs for small businesses throughout Georgia. She has been the District Director for over 15 years. She is with us today to explain the SBA emergency aid programs.

Sarah Evans – CEO of Sevans Strategy and Author of [Re]frame: Little Inspirations for a Larger Purpose 

Sarah Evans is the chief proprietor of Sevans Strategy, and advertising and new media consultancy. Sarah is also a digital correspondent. That includes social and digital strategy, talent, editing and publishing with her company Sevans Strategy. She works with companies, like PayPal and Cox Communications, as a digital correspondent and runs a popular digital lifestyle publication Sarah’s Faves. Sarah previously worked with a local crisis center to raise more than $161,000 in three weeks via social media and is proud to be a team member of the Guinness Book World Record holder for the #beatcancer campaign. While her focus over the past ten years has been public relations, she’d “morphed”​ into a correspondent and consultant, sharing all things digital lifestyle. Sarah can be seen in Vanity Fair’s Americas Tweethearts, Forbes’ 14 Power Women to Follow on Twitter and Entrepreneur’s Top 10 Hot Startups of 2010.

Dr. Karen Aronian – Online Education Expert 

Dr. Karen Aronian, M.A., Ed.M., Ed.D., is the principal of Aronian Education Design LLC, a full-service education design firm which creates irresistible environments and content for children and families in private and public venues. She considers all places learning spaces, and the dynamic energy of her work reflects this philosophy. Karen has worked in education and design for over 30 years, and is an award-winning educator. She has experience teaching pre-K through university, in public and private schools in both inner city and suburbia, and is well versed in traditional, progressive, and homeschooling methodologies. She is an expert on education and parenting, an education policy fellow with Columbia University, speaker, and columnist featured in international publications, including Parents Magazine.

Mike Caudill – Technology Expert on Important Steps for Secure Connectivity While Working and Learning at Home

Mike Caudill has spent the greater part of his career consulting with and advising technology companies. From Sprint and Cloudminds to Inseego and Fisker Inc., Mike’s been on the forefront of technology as it relates to telecommunications, transportation and more. Most recently, Mike has played a key role with the development of America’s first true municipality owned Smart City called the Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners, where technology plays a critical role in the city’s infrastructure. Autonomous vehicles interact with the city grid and companies from around the world come to the Curiosity Lab to test out their products. Mike also serves as a National Television Correspondent reporting on the auto industry.